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Cook Dems recommend 'no' on judge retention : Jurist has come under fire for alleged role in a wrongful conviction

Sep 22, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

The Cook County Democratic Party took rare action against a judge who's been criticized for his alleged role in a wrongful conviction by recommending that voters cast a "no" vote for his retention on the bench this November.

Party officials voted Friday to recommend dozens of judges for retention but voted against recommending Matthew Coghlan, who has come under scrutiny for his alleged role when he was a prosecutor in the wrongful convictions of Armando Serrano and Jose Montanez for a 199...